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Lug Infinity ∞ Lacing
Specifically for shoes with lugs, this lacing resembles a series of infinity "∞" symbols. This lacing works best with thinner shoelaces because each lug needs to accommodate two passes of shoelace.
Lug Infinity Lacing diagram
Lacing Technique:
• Begin straight across the bottom (grey section) and up through both bottom lugs.
• Cross the ends, running diagonally across and down the shoe, feeding back into the bottom of the adjacent lug on the opposite side. There will already be a lace running through that lug, so this will be a tight fit.
• Run the ends straight up through those lugs, then continue straight up and through the next higher set of lugs up the shoe.
• Repeat crossing the ends and feeding up through lugs until lacing is completed.

Decorative look
Harder to tighten
No thick laces

Comparative Length = 152%
Laced area uses more (about +52%)
Longer laces needed (about +24%)
Shortens lace ends (about −46%)
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If the shoelaces are too thick to run twice through the lugs, an alternative is Lug Ladder Lacing, which looks very similar but runs the second pass of shoelace over the lugs instead of through them.

Lug Infinity Lacing Gallery
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Brown and tan Vans sneakers with pink and white trim and white Lug Infinity Lacing (from Andrea McD)
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Lug Ladder Lacing Lug Ladder Lacing
Very similar look, yet totally different method.

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